Silverback Strategies, a digital performance marketing agency located in Alexandria’s historic Old Town, has been named to Washingtonian’s exclusive 2017 list of Great Places to Work. Silverback is one of only 50 companies from the Washington, DC metro area to be included in the annual roundup of top workplaces.
Funeral services will be held tomorrow morning, Friday, Feb. 24, for a beloved 65-year-old church usher, wife, mother, and grandmother who was recently killed by an alleged drunk driver in Northwest Washington, D.C.
Alexandria City Public Schools inducted five outstanding athletes into the Athletic Hall of Fame, including captain of the 1971 State Championship football team memorialized in Remember the Titans and a basketball player from the all-black Parker-Gray High School who went on to coach football for the Olympics.
The T. C. Williams High School girls’ basketball team clinched a crucial victory last night in the first round of the regional championship. The Lady Titans defeated South Lakes 51-43 to advance to the quarterfinals of the 6A North Region tournament. The Titans host regional powerhouse Oakton tonight at T. C. Williams (7 p.m.).
The George Washington Birthday Celebration announced winners of this year’s Cherry Challenge, an annual cherry-themed culinary competition, at today’s George Washington Birthday Parade and named River Bend Bistro & Wine Bar the hands-down favorite in the entrée category for the bistro’s grilled quail with George Washington grist mill grits and a cherry and pinot noir sauce.
The T. C. Williams High School girls’ basketball team captured the Patriot Conference Championship title last night with a 62-32 victory win over West Potomac, successfully defending their 2016 championship title. The Lady Titans extended their winning streak to 18 games and remain undefeated in the conference this season. The regional championship tournament starts on Tuesday with a home game against South Lakes.
The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund selected Officer Bennie Evans, of the Alexandria Police Department, as the recipient of its Officer of the Month Award for February, 2017. Evans was recognized for his work with homeless individuals in the City of Alexandria. He is also a lead Crisis Intervention Team instructor for APD.